Edinburgh & the Lothians Visitor Attractions for Groups

Key to Facilities: PR: Party Rate Available, R: Restaurant, CP: Coach Parking, GL: Guides/Lecturers, EPW: Educational Parties Welcomed, final figure refers to Max Party Size. Quality rating awarded by VisitScotland Quality Assurance.

Roslin Rosslyn Chapel
Chapel Loan
Roslin
EH25 9PU

t: 0131 440 2159
Founded in 1446, Rosslyn Chapel has attracted visitors for generations thanks to its mysterious stone carvings and the beauty of its setting. New visitor centre tells its story from the 15th century to beyond the da Vinci Code.


Prices: £9 adult; £7 concession
Open: All year
w: www.rosslynchapel.com
e: mail@rosslynchapel.com



GL R CP EPW 50

Historic Attraction
Access for visitors with mobility difficulties Silver Cyclists Welcomed EatScotland

Dunbar John Muir's Birthplace
126 High Street
Dunbar
East Lothian
EH42 1JJ

t: 01368 865899
John Muir is a world figure who continues to inspire. The Dunbar birthplace of the pioneering conservationist has been transformed into a stunning interpretative centre highlighting the work and achievements of this remarkable man.


Prices: Free
Open: 10am to 5pm Mon-Sat and 1pm-5pm Sun (closed Mon and Tue Oct-Mar)
w: www.jmbt.org.uk
e: infor@jmbt.org.uk

CP EPW

Visitor Attraction
Gold

Edinburgh James Pringle Shopping Warehouse
Leith Mills
70-74 Bangor Road
Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 5JU

t: 0131 553 5161
f: 0131 553 4415
A wide selection of knitwear, countrywear, outerwear, golf equipment & accessories, shoe shop, Ponden Home interiors, textiles, Scottish foods & gifts, Whisky Shop.Licensed Restaurant,large free coach park coach washing facilities.


Prices: Free
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
e: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

Contact: Dougie Neave
R CP No limit

Tourist Shop
Access for visitors with mobility difficulties

Edinburgh National Mining Museum Scotland
Lady Victoria Colliery
Newtongrange
EH22 4QN

t: 0131 663 7519
f: 0131 654 1618
Set inside the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery, this 5 star attraction tells the story of coal for Scotland. Be amazed at the engineering & retrace the lives of the miners.


Prices: Adult £8.50, Child FREE, Conc £6.50. Groups: Adult £7.50, Child £1, Con £5.50
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.nationalminingmuseum.com
e: visitorservices@nationalminingmuseum.com

Contact: Robin Robertson
PR GL R CP EPW 50

Visitor Attraction
Unassisted Wheelchair Access Cyclists Welcomed

Edinburgh Our Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8AS

t: 0131 550 7800
f: 0131 550 7801
Our Dynamic Earth, it's the Mother Earth of all adventures. Explore our planet's past, present and future. Group discounts and foreign language guides available. Gift shop and cafe. Open Apr-Oct 10am-5.30pm daily; Jul-Aug 10am-6pm daily; Nov-Mar 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Sun.


Prices: £10.50 Adult, £7.00 Child, £9.00 Concession
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.dynamicearth.co.uk
e: enquiries@dynamicearth.co.uk

Contact: Leigh Aitchison / Chris Hunter
PR GL R CP EPW No limit

Visitor Attraction
Assisted Wheelchair Access Gold

Edinburgh The Georgian House (the National Trust for Scotland)
7 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh
EH2 4DR

t: +44(0)131 4580204
Experience a taste of 18th-century 'high society' living in this magnificent Robert Adam town house situated in the centre of Edinburgh's New Town. Exquisite collections of china, silver, paintings and furniture.


Prices: from £5.00 or Discover Tickets
Open: Mar-Nov
w: www.nts.org.uk/traveltrade
e: traveltrade@nts.co.uk

PR GL CP EPW

Visitor Attraction
Silver Walkers Welcomed Cyclists Welcomed Ancestral Tourism

Edinburgh The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Terminal
Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6JJ

t: +44 (0) 131 555 8800
f: +44 (0) 131 555 8835
Experience the UK's No.1 Attraction(TripAdvisor 2014). Explore The Queen's former floating residence on a self-led audio tour of five decks, available in 27 languages, plus BSL and Braille. Special rates for pre-booked groups, 15 or more.


Prices: Adult £12.60, Senior (60+) £11.30, Student £11,30, Child £7.65
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk
e: groups@tryb.co.uk

Contact: Pete Chambers
PR R CP EPW No Limit

Visitor Attraction
Unassisted Wheelchair Access Gold

Edinburgh The Scotch Whisky Experience
354 Castlehill
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 2NE

t: 0131 220 0441
f: 0131 220 6288
Take a barrel ride as you become part of the whisky making process. See the World's largest collection of Scotch whiskies. 15 languages. Amber restaurant & coffee shop, whisky bars & whisky & gift shop.


Prices: Adults: £13.50, Concession: £10.50, Children (6-17 years): £6.75, Children 5 and Under: Free,
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk
e: info@scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk

Contact: Phillip Quirie
PR GL R EPW No limit

Visitor Attraction
Unassisted Wheelchair Access Silver EatScotland

Haddington St Marys Parish Church
Sidegate
Haddington
EH41 4EE

t: 01620 824494
One of the three great medieval churches of the Lothians and the longest parish church in Scotland. Shop. Disabled access and toilet. Groups are welcome with advance notice.


Prices: Free, but donations welcomed
Open: 13.30 to 16:00 weekdays and Sundays, 11.00 to 16.00 on Saturdays
w: www.stmaryskirk.com
e: groupvisits@stmaryskirk.com

Contact: Rena Ramsay
GL CP EPW 60

Visitor Attraction
Assisted Wheelchair Access

Musselburgh Musselburgh Racecourse
Linkfield Road
Musselburgh
EH21 7RG

t: 0131 665 2859
Award winning Musselburgh Racecourse hosts 27 race days each year. We offer great value family days and our weekend and evening meetings have special themes and entertainment in addition to the racing.


Prices: £15 - £35 (Conc £12 except Ladies Day
Open: Jan-Dec (27 racedays)
w: www.musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk
e: mail@musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk

Contact: Sarah Montgomery
PR R CP EPW No limit

Visitor Attraction
Unassisted Wheelchair Access

Musselburgh The Brunton
Ladywell Way
Musselburgh
EH21 6AA

t: 0131 6652240
f: 0131 6535264
The Brunton presents a variety of events and offers the best in drama, music, comedy, children's theatre, pantomime and film all year round. It is the ideal venue to experience productions for a range of tastes.


Prices: Varies
Open: Jan - Dec
w: www.bruntontheatre.co.uk
e: boxoffice@eastlothian.gov.uk

Contact: Sharon Forbes
PR R CP EPW No Limit

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North Berwick Scottish Seabird Centre
The Harbour
North Berwick
EH39 4SS

t: 01620 890202
f: 01620 890222
Control the interactive live cameras and zoom in on the wildlife action on the Firth of Forth islands, at the five star Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick. Seabird Café, gift shop and seasonal boat trips.


Prices: £8.95/ £4.95/ under 3s free
Open: All year (only closed Christmas Day)
w: www.seabird.org
e: info@seabird.org

PR GL R CP EPW 50

Visitor Attraction
Unassisted Wheelchair Access Gold Walkers Welcomed Cyclists Welcomed Golfers Welcomed EatScotland

Palace of Holyroodhouse Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh,
EH8 8DX

t: 0131 556 5100
At the Palace of Holyroodhouse group visitors can explore the State Apartments with their magnificent tapestries combined with a guided tour of the gardens and Abbey ruins. Palace open daily, Historic Garden Tour May - Sept.


Prices: £6.30 - £11.60
Open: Jan-Dec (Closed 25 & 26 Dec 2014, 3 Apr 2015 & Royal visits)
w: www.royalcollection.org.uk
e: bookinginfo@royalcollection.org.uk

GL R CP EPW No limit

Historic Houses, Royal Palaces
Assisted Wheelchair Access Ancestral Tourism

Pencaitland Glenkinchie Distillery
Pencaitland
Tranent
EH34 5ET

t: 01875 342012
f: 01875 342007
Meet our friendly and knowledgeable staff, experience our unique exhibition, see the process at first hand and taste the product.


Prices: From £7.50
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.discovering-distilleries.com
e: glenkinchie.distillery@diageo.com

Contact: Rhona Paisley
PR GL CP EPW No limit

Visitor Attraction
Assisted Wheelchair Access Bronze

The Queens Gallery Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh,
EH8 8DX

t: 0131 556 5100
The Queen’s Gallery hosts a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection. Exhibitions on display in 2014 include In Fine Style, the Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion and Poetery for the Palace, from Dryden to Duffy.


Prices: £3.00 - £6.60
Open: Jan-Dec ( Closed 25 & 26 Dec 2014, 9 Feb - 26 March, 3 April, 27 July - 6 Au
w: www.royalcollection.org.uk
e: bookinginfo@royalcollection.org.uk

GL R CP EPW No limit

Assisted Wheelchair Access